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AleSmith Wee Heavy - Bourbon Soaked Oak Chips - AleSmith Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 1.01%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: pmarlowe on 05-04-2012)
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3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Wee Heavy with Oak Chips Soaked in Bulleit Bourbon

On cask at AleSmith tasting room during 2012 CBC/WBC week. Got the last pull on the cask.

A: Pours a red-tinted dark brown, still managing good clarity, with an airy light khaki head. Very good retention and thick walls of lacing on the glass.

S: Dried red fruit (cherry, raisin), fruity esters, with faint sweetish bourbon notes. Aroma is good but pretty faint.

T: Similar, quite fruity but only a touch of sweetness and caramel and a little acidity. Sits on the palate for a long finish. Pretty clean taste.

M: Sticky, medium body and almost no carbonation. That's what cask'll do to you, I guess; a little carbonation would have elevated this beer quite a bit. Alcohol completely hidden.

O: Seems more like an old ale than a Wee. I don't get the big caramel notes. The bourbon is very faint, hard to notice unless you're on the lookout, but unsurprisingly I don't really detect anything from the oak.

pmarlowe, May 04, 2012
AleSmith Wee Heavy - Bourbon Soaked Oak Chips from AleSmith Brewing Company
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